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Tasteful house with spacious terrace and private garden very close to the sea

People5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Well furnished house, 5 sleeps, bike to the beach and enjoy beautiful views

Casa Tancredi is an elegantly furnished apartment located on a 10 acres lemon orchard bordering the sea. Together with Casa Tancredi there are other 6 apartments all with a private terraces and surrounded by an exceptionally soft lawn and scented mediterranean plants.

Casa Tancredi is one of the most spacious apartments and boasts the biggest terrace and even a private portion of garden!

The house is furnished with taste and consists of a living room with open kitchen, dining table and sitting area with double sofa bed; a bathroom with whirlpool shower and a spacious bedroom with double bed and the possibility of adding a single bed.

Casa Tancredi is ideal for a couple or a family looking for a relaxing break to recharge their battery. There is also a playground for children. You can safely park your car within the property and rent bicycles to reach the coast, biking on scenery paths. One restaurant is within walking distance.

Wireless internet is available and the air-conditioning is in every room.

During your stay the residence manager will offer you a welcome package for preparing a good breakfast.

Bicycle path Torre Archirafi-Alcantara:

The cycle path Torre Archirafi - Alcantara develops for a distance of approximately 12.700 km, mostly flat course and sometimes with a minimum slope, close to 0. The route crosses the territories of Riposto, Mascali, Fiumefreddo and Calatabiano but involves the whole area of the Etna base. The cyclists will travel along a favoured route, with functional and convenient relax areas, a safe path, signed with information panels and tourist signs.

Mount Etna:

Torre Archirafi is also an excellent base from which to explore Mount Etna and its surroundings. The villages of Etna, such as Trecastagni, Zafferana Etnea e Randazzo, are famous for their ancient lava flows, the architecture of their seventeenth century churches, their delicious local produce and the hospitality of the villagers. Situated 700 m above sea level, they are a favourite retreat of the city dwellers who, in summer are in search of cool, fresh air, while in winter are in search of snow for skiing. Few people are aware that Etna is a popular location for skiers in winter. On some glorious days in winter, it’s even possible to ski the frozen slopes in the morning enjoying a wonderful panoramic view of the Mediterranean, and then, the same afternoon, go and sunbathe on the beaches below!

More Details

Property Manager
Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts / Giulia Tiriticco
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts / Giulia Tiriticco

We have been with Homeaway since 2006, proposing houses that are able to unfold Sicily's colours and charm at best.

Houses with quality furnishing in unique locations, with incredible views or with a pool, always accurately selected in order to satisfy our main wish: to see you falling in love with Sicily just like we did.

We provide you with transparent information and true pictures. What you see is exactly what you get. We will advise you as much as we can about travel info, transfers and car rental.

Dinners in villas and other extra services can also be arranged. Finally, our prices are final rates! There are no hidden additional costs. We are flexible with your arrivals and departures and if you need a late check-in this is usually possible.

Guestbook comments from the manager

"Das Objekt haben wir wie abgebildet vorgefunden und uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Die Wohnung war gut ausgestattet und sauber. Betten;Bad und Matratzen waren ausgezeichnet."
May 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Riposto in Riposto

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The house is composed by a living room with open kitchen, dining table and sitting area with double sofa bed; a bathroom with toilet, bidet and shower and a spacious bedroom with double bed and the possibility of adding a single bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 5 bicycles
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Casa Tancredi is perfect for a stay at any time of the year. The area is blessed with sunshine all year round and the accommodation has central heating. In the residence there is no washing machine but there is a laundry service.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Tasteful house with spacious terrace and private garden very close to the sea
average rating of 4.857143 based on 8 reviews
5

Top quality comfort and relax

  • 5 of 5

I spent one week with my big family in this amazing place. My apartment, surrounded by a wonderful, well kept garden, was elegantly furnished and equipped with all we needed to enjoy our holiday. The place was spotless and tidy and Francesco helped us in any way giving us precious advice on many practical issues. The only thing that was missing according to us was laundry facilities on the premises (a washing machine to me is vital) but this doesn't influence my overall impression of the place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Traumurlaub!

  • 5 of 5

Unser gebuchtes Ferienhaus liegt im Torre Archirafi Resort, einer Anlage mit mehreren Wohneinheiten, umgeben von einer Zitronenplantage. Ausreichend Privatsphäre ist gegeben. Francesco und seine Mutter haben uns den Aufenthalt sehr angenehm gestaltet. Sie sind sehr nette, herzliche und aufmerksame Gastgeber. Das gesamte Grundstück ist sehr gepflegt mit wunderbaren Palmen, Hibiskus, Orleander, Bougainvillea und Strelitzien - ein Rausch an Blüten, Farben und Düften.

Das Ferienhaus ist komfortabel ausgestattet, sehr sauber, die Küche ist mit allem ausgestattet, was man benötigt, um sich selber zu versorgen. Besonders angenehm empfanden wir die Klimaanlage, insbesondere im Schlafzimmer. Von der Terrasse hat man einen herrlichen Blick auf das Meer und von den verschiedenen Sitzgruppen im Gemeinschaftgarten blickt man auf den Ätna. Wir hatten das Glück, den Ätna aktiv zu erleben. Vom Garten aus konnten wir Eruptionen beobachten und sehen, wie die Lava am Hang entlang lief - spektakulär!! Das Ferienhaus ist ein guter Ausgangspunkt, um die gesamte Ostküste Siziliens zu entdecken. Wir empfehlen die Unterkunft uneingeschränkt weiter!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Un lieu calme et enchanteur.

  • 4 of 5

Le descriptif de la maison était conforme à la réalité.

Cette maison, installée dans une vaste propriété agricole, fait partie d'un ensemble de bâtiments loués aux touristes. Cette propriété est parfaite, bien équipée, bien entretenue. Une voiture est nécessaire pour se rendre au charmant village de Torre Archirafi pour acheter son pain, ou bien se rendre un peu plus loin au marché de Riposto. Entre l'Etna, dans le dos, et la mer, devant, le paysage à l'alentour est très beau. Les hectares de citronniers plantés sur la propriété embaument.

Il manque peut être une piscine, mais qui est en projet, semble-t-il.

Les propriétaires sont au petit soin, agréables et charmants, pas embêtants du tout (ils vivent sur place). C'est un lieu que je recommande.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Urlaub pur

  • 5 of 5

Die Unterkunft ist sehr, sehr schön, großzügig, modern (W-LAN) und gleichzeitig romantisch eingerichtet, die Ausstattung perfekt, alles sauber, dazu der herrliche große Garten und der Blick auf's Meer.

Die größte Attraktion war für uns der Ätna. Nachts hat man vom Garten aus deutlich gesehen, wie die rote Lava den Berg hinunterlief. Ein Auto ist aber absolut notwendig. Ich kann den Aufenthalt in Torre Archirafi absolut empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Sehr gepflegt und tolles Ambiente

  • 5 of 5

Sehr gepflegtes Domizil, tolle Appartements für Erholungssuchende. Würden wir jederzeit wieder buchen.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastico

  • 5 of 5

Un paradiso! Perfetto in ogni dettaglio. Gli appartamenti sono confortevoli, puliti, ben arredati, anche le stoviglie sono scelte con gusto. Il giardino è un paradiso di fiori, piante, erba talmente soffice da sembrare un tappeto e con profumi che cambiano dal giorno alla notte. Il tutto in un silenzio irreale.

La posizione è perfetta per visitare tutta l'area dell'Etna.

Francesco è un padrone di casa gentile e premuroso.

Il prossimo anno ci sarà anche la piscina!

Non saprei quali altri elogi aggiungere. Lo consiglio assolutamente.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
39 Kilometres
Catania Fontanarossa Airport
Nearest Barpub
350 Kilometres
Torre Archirafi
Nearest Ferry
16 Kilometres
Catania, ferry from Naples
Nearest Golf
45 Kilometres
Il Picciolo, Castiglione di Sicilia
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Acireale
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Giarre
Nearest Restaurant
350 Kilometres
Torre Archirafi
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Rifugio Sapienza, Etna
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Torre Archirafi
Car: recommended

Torre Archirafi is an excellent base from which to explore eastern Sicily. The place lies halfway between Catania and Taormina and between the volcano Etna and the sea. Gardini Naxos, a seaside resort with a sandy beach and a promenade, is just 20 km away. Beside it we find Taormina ‘the pearl of the Mediterranean’ and the most exclusive seaside resort in Sicily. Its ancient Greek theater is world famous for its extraordinary panoramic views. Santa Maria la Scala and Aci Trezza are pleasant seaside villages near Torre Archirafi. In the village Santa Tecla, a few kilometers from Praiola, is the renown, but quiet cheap, fish restaurant “Da Lorenzo”. 2 km from Torre Archirafi is a big supermarket.

Other Activities: Bicycle path Torre Archirafi - Alcantara

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Riposto, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£722
for 7 nights
£722
 
 
Rate 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£548
for 7 nights
£548
 
 
Rate 2017
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
Rate 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£539
for 7 nights
£539
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices include use of air-conditioning, wireless Internet, final cleaning, bed linen, towels, water, gas and electricity.
During your stay the residence manager will offer you ingredients for preparing a good breakfast.

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